Tag: culture & holidays

  • Storybook-based Tandem Costumes for Halloween
    Storybook-based Tandem Costumes for Halloween

    Want to make your Halloween costume different from last year’s (and different from everybody else’s)? Here to help are some ideas based on storybook characters to use or to inspire your own! By Anna Manuel   Halloween is just around the corner and you and your child will surely get invited to parties, in which […]

  • Halloween – Will It Be a Scream?
    Halloween – Will It Be a Scream?

    Last year Jean Harvey compiled a brilliant list of places to get costumes for the Halloween celebrations. Here it is again for those of you who missed it, with some additions and updates! (Originally printed in October 2015 BAMBI News) By Jean Harvey (updated by Ema Naito-Bhakdi for 2016; ‘Hot4kids’ written by Catherine Monthienvichienchai)   […]

  • Tips and Tricks to Make Halloween a Special Day
    Tips and Tricks to Make Halloween a Special Day

    Halloween costumes don’t have to be complicated or expensive. Here are some fabulous ideas and tips to inspire you for a spooktacular day! By Jacqueline Kyle   One of the biggest joys of Halloween for parents is the opportunity to spend quality time with their children working on Halloween crafts and costumes. The scary and […]

  • RECIPE: The Haunted Pumpkin Patch
    RECIPE: The Haunted Pumpkin Patch

    Jessica shares with us how to make a spooktacular centrepiece for your table or even outside your door during the Halloween festivities in just a few easy steps! Words and photos by Dr. Jessica Vechbanyongratana   A few years ago my then-4-year-old son discovered Halloween thanks to obsessive viewings of It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie […]

  • Birth Day Choices, Bangkok, 1982
    Birth Day Choices, Bangkok, 1982

    Photo: The first BABIES (now Bumps & Babies) meeting. What was it like giving birth to a baby in Bangkok 30 years ago? Mel Habanananda, BAMBI Patron and founder, and midwife by profession, tells us about those days with a smile. By Mel Habanananda Thirty years ago Bangkok was congested, polluted, messy, noisy – well […]

  • Life in Bangkok, 1982
    Life in Bangkok, 1982

    Nineteen eighty-two. Or – Thai-style – 2526. The year BAMBI was born. Cast your mind back – can you recall 1982? What were you doing then? What was making headline news? By Ann Patrick / Photo by Renate Schediwy via Wikimedia Commons The world in 1982 Amongst events too numerous to detail here, Wikipedia reliably […]